2014 Week 3

This includes events from Sunday, January 12, 2014 through Saturday, January 18, 2014.

   

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Monday, January 13, 2014

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Thursday January 16, 2014

Friday, January 17, 2014

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Between January 12 and January 18, I have numerous complex events among Anglic peoples, especially Anglo-American peoples. There were a few events among Latin peoples including Hispanic peoples and one among Italian peoples, but none reported among French or Lusitanic peoples. There were some among Germanic peoples. and some among Northeast European peoples. Among Asiatic peoples, there were complex events among Middle Eastern peoples. In Egypt, a constitutional referendum was held on a new constitution, and one reported event among Persian peoples. Oriental peoples have a couple of events in China and one in Japan. South Asian peoples have events in India and Pakistan. There are various events in Mainland Southeast Asia and Southeast Asian island peoples including Indonesia. African peoples have events among Eastern African and Western African peoples, but nothing reported for Central African peoples. There were none reported among American Indian peoples.

Other history

Other periods of history including prehistory and antiquity can be connected.

Classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history can be connected.

January 17, 2014 A fragment of pelvis bone unearthed in Winchester in 1999 may belong to King Alfred the Great or his son Edward the Elder. (BBC)

Other modern history

Other modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, and 19th century can be connected.

Other 20th century history including the early 20th century, early mid 20th century, mid 20th century, and late mid 20th century can be connected.

January 17, 2014 One of the last Japanese soldiers to surrender from World War II, Hiroo Onoda, who surrendered in the Philippines in 1974, dies at the age of 91. (CNN)

The late 20th century including the early 1980s, late 1980s, early 1990s, and late 1990s can be connected.

January 14, 2014 Russia expels American journalist David Satter from the country in the first such case since 1982. (The Guardian)

January 13, 2014 The Sandiganbayan rules the jewelry collection of Imelda Marcos, valued about $150,000 in 1986, property of the government of the Philippines and orders the Marcos family to forfeit it. (Inquirer)

January 17, 2014 A fragment of pelvis bone unearthed in Winchester in 1999 may belong to King Alfred the Great or his son Edward the Elder. (BBC)

Other periods of the early 21st century including the early 2000s can be connected.

The late 2000s including 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009 can be connected. 2010 including the first quarter 2010, second quarter 201o, third quarter 2010, and fourth quarter 201o can be connected.

Other early 2010s

2011 including the first quarter 2011, second quarter 2011, third quarter 2011, and fourth quarter 2011 can be connected.

January 13, 2014 A court acquits two former Fullerton, California police officers of second-degree murder, involuntary manslaughter and excessive use of force in the 2011 beating death of Kelly Thomas, a homeless man. Prosecutors plan to drop charges against a third officer. (CNN) (San Jose Mercury-News)

2012 including the first quarter 2012, second quarter 2012, third quarter 2012, and fourth quarter 2012 can be connected.

January 12, 2014 Iraqi insurgency (post-U.S. withdrawal) A car bombing at a bus station in central Baghdad kills at least nine people. (BBC)

2013 including the first quarter 2013 can be connected. The second quarter 2013 including April 2013, May 2013, and June 2013 can be connected. The third quarter 2013 including July 2013, August 2013, and September 2013 can be connected.

The fourth quarter 2013 including October 2012, and November 2013 can be connected. December 2013 including 2013 week 49, 2013 week 50, 2013 week 51, 2013 week 52, and 2013 week 53 can be connected.

January 16, 2014 According to a search warrant unsealed by a court in Bristol, Connecticut, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, awaiting trial for a 2013 murder, is under investigation by Boston police as a suspect in a 2012 double homicide. (AP via ESPN)

January 17, 2014 Islamist unrest in Egypt (2013–present): Two people were shot dead as clashes between Muslim Brotherhood supporters and police flared up across Egypt. (Reuters)

January 13, 2014 2013–14 Thai political crisis: Protesters gather in Bangkok to shut down the city centre in an effort to bring down the government of Prime Minister of Thailand Yingluck Shinawatra. (BBC)

January 15, 2014 2013–14 Thai political crisis: Thai protesters continue to shutdown Bangkok in order to force Yingluck to step down. (Australia Network News)

January 16, 2014 2013-14 Thai political crisis Yingluck Shinawatra is being implicated in a controversial rice subsidy scheme. (BBC)

January 17, 2014 2013–14 Thai political crisis: An explosion rocks the protests in Bangkok resulting in dozens of injuries. (CNN), (AP)

Other periods of 2014 can be connected. Other periods of the first quarter 2014 can be connected. Other weeks of January 2014 including 2014 week 1, 2014 week 2, 2014 week 4, and 2014 week 5 can be connected. February 2014 including 2014 week 5 2014 week 6, and 2014 week 7 can be connected.

The future can be connected.

Sociology

Peoples of the world, communities, and social structure and change can be connected.

Peoples of the world

Peoples of the world including nations and major groups of Western Civilization, Asiatic peoples, Afrian peoples, and American Indian peoples can be connected.

Nations such as Poland, Algeria, Canada, Iraq, Uganda, Morocco, Sudan, Peru, Uzbekistan, Malaysia, Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, Nepal, Yemen, Afghanistan, Ghana, North Korea, Mozambique, Taiwan, Australia, Syria, Côte d'Ivoire, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Angola, Cameroon, Romania, Chile, Netherlands, Kazakhstan, Niger, Burkina Faso, Guatemala, Mali, Ecuador, Cambodia, Malawi, Zambia, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Chad, Cuba, Belgium, Greece, Rwanda, Tunisia, Portugal, Czech Republic, Bolivia, Guinea, Burundi, Haiti, Hungary, Somalia, Sweden, Belarus, Dominican Republic, Azerbaijan, Benin, Austria can be connected.

Western Civilization

Western Civilization including Anglic, Latin, Germanic, and Northeast European peoples can be connected. Argentina can be connected.

January 15, 2014 Business and economy The World Bank says that the economies affected by the Great Recession are starting to recover. (The Guardian)

Anglic peoples

Anglic peoples including Anglo-American peoples can be connected. The United Kingdom can be connected.

January 12, 2014 In darts, Stephen Bunting and Lisa Ashton win the 2014 BDO World Darts Championship. (The Guardian)

January 15, 2014 Science and technology Australia warns of bushfires due to a 40C (104F) heatwave affecting the country. (BBC)

January 16, 2014 2014 Australian heat wave: Melbourne reaches 43.9 degrees Celsius (110 degrees Fahrenheit) with Australian Open matches postponed. (Reuters) Emergency services authorities warn of high bushfire dangers in southeastern Australia. (New Zealand Stuff)

January 17, 2014 Australia apologizes to Indonesia for breaching its territorial waters while conducting operations against people smugglers in Operation Sovereign Borders. (Sydney Morning Herald)

January 17, 2014 Zara Phillips, granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II gives birth to a daughter. (BBC)

January 17, 2014 A fragment of pelvis bone unearthed in Winchester in 1999 may belong to King Alfred the Great or his son Edward the Elder. (BBC)

January 17, 2014 Bushfires in the Australian state of Victoria claim at least one life with towns in the Grampians National Park region evacuated. (The Australian)

January 18, 2014 16-year-old Lewis Clarke of Bristol, United Kingdom sets a new world record after becoming the youngest person to trek to the South Pole. (BBC)

Anglo-American peoples including the United States can be connected.

January 12, 2014 71st Golden Globe Awards The Golden Globe Awards are held in Beverly Hills, California, with 12 Years a Slave winning the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama and American Hustle winning the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy. (Los Angeles Times)

January 12, 2014 In golf, American Jimmy Walker wins the 2014 Sony Open in Hawaii. (Los Angeles Times)

January 13, 2014 A court acquits two former Fullerton, California police officers of second-degree murder, involuntary manslaughter and excessive use of force in the 2011 beating death of Kelly Thomas, a homeless man. Prosecutors plan to drop charges against a third officer. (CNN) (San Jose Mercury-News) A

January 13, 2014 retired police officer shoots a man dead and minorly wounds his wife after an argument about the victim texting in a Tampa, Florida cinema. (Huffington Post)

January 13, 2014 A 6.5 magnitude earthquake occurs off the coast of Puerto Rico. (Reuters via CBC)

January 14, 2014 Two students are shot and seriously injured at Berrendo Middle School in Roswell, New Mexico, U.S. A 12-year-old male suspect has been apprehended. (Reuters)(CNN)

January 15, 2014 The National Security Agency uses radio waves to spy on computers. (The New York Times)

January 15, 2014 Arts and culture The United States returns 11th-12th century sculptures stolen by art thieves from temples in India. (BBC)

January 15, 2014 Disasters and accidents Asiana Airlines Flight 214: A graphic video showing the death of a 16-year old Chinese girl is released after firefighters ran her over in the wake of the plane crash. (TIME)

January 16, 2014 International relations The Guardian reports that the National Security Agency collects data from hundreds of millions of text messages each day. (The Guardian)

January 16, 2014 Post-Iraq War TMZ reveals photos of United States Marines burning bodies of Iraqis prompting an investigation from the Department of Defense. (CNN)

January 16, 2014 According to a search warrant unsealed by a court in Bristol, Connecticut, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, awaiting trial for a 2013 murder, is under investigation by Boston police as a suspect in a 2012 double homicide. (AP via ESPN)

January 16, 2014 Arts and culture Gravity and American Hustle lead the nominations for the 86th Academy Awards. (Los Angeles Times) The Last of Us leads the nominations for the 17th DICE Awards. (Variety) (Polygon)

January 17, 2014 President Barack Obama announces a sprawling reform that would begin the process of change in the National Security Agency. (The Chicago Tribune)

January 17, 2014 A controversy regarding capital punishment in the United States erupts after the execution of Ohio killer Denis McGuire took 25 minutes. (BBC)

January 17, 2014 Two students, a male and a female in stable condition, are each shot in the arm by an at-large gunman, who may be a student, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's Delaware Valley Charter School high school. (MSN)

January 17, 2014 Three men are held in custody on suspicion of starting the Colby Fire in Los Angeles County, California. (BBC News)

January 18, 2014 20th Screen Actors Guild Awards The Screen Actors Guild Awards are held with Matthew McConaughey winning Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for his role in Dallas Buyers Club and Cate Blanchett winning Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role for her role in Blue Jasmine. (Los Angeles Times)

Latin peoples

Latin peoples including French peoples, Hispanic peoples and Lusitanic peoples can be connected. Spain can be connected.

French peoples such as those of France can be connected.

Hispanic peoples

Hispanic peoples including Hispanic Mexican American peoples can be connected. Colombia can be connected.

Hispanic Mexican American peoples such as those of Mexico can be connected.

January 14, 2014 Mexican Drug War Communitary forces take several towns in Mexican state of Michoacán trying to expel the Knights Templar Cartel forces, and prompting the intervention of Mexican Army against them.(CNN)

Italian peoples such as those of Italy can be connected.

January 15, 2014 Italy says that it will use the Italian Army against the mafia who are accused of dumping toxic waste in Naples. (BBC)

Lusitanic peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected.

Germanic peoples such as those of Germany can be connected.

January 16, 2014 A German court in Munich rules that Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone should face bribery charges. (BBC)

Northeast European peoples such as those of Russia can be connected. Ukraine can be connected.

January 16, 2014 New Dictatorship laws in Ukraine (BBC)

January 18, 2014 Insurgency in the North Caucasus: Seven suspected militants are killed by Russian security forces in a shootout near Makhachkala in Dagestan. (Reuters)

Russia can be connected.

January 14, 2014 Russia expels American journalist David Satter from the country in the first such case since 1982. (The Guardian)

January 17, 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Vladimir Putin cautions gay people should not "spread gay propaganda" when visiting the city. (BBC)

Asiatic peoples

Asiatic peoples including Middle Eastern, South Asian, Oriental, and Southeast Asian peoples can be connected. Burma can be connected.

Middle Eastern peoples

Middle Eastern peoples such as those of Egypt and Persian peoples can be connected. Turkey can be connected.

January 12, 2014 Iraqi insurgency (post-U.S. withdrawal) A car bombing at a bus station in central Baghdad kills at least nine people. (BBC)

January 12, 2014 Syrian Civil War: Syrian state tv claims that a rebel mortar attack kills 19 people in the government-controlled Ghouta and Karm al shami areas of the city of Homs. (News Limited)

January 14, 2014 Syrian Civil War 46 Palestinians and Syrian residents in the Yarmouk Camp have died of starvation and lack of medical care, since October, from a Syrian army enforced blockade. (The Guardian)

January 14, 2014 Former Prime Minister of Israel, Ariel Sharon, is buried on his ranch in southern Israel following a state funeral at the Knesset attended by foreign dignitaries and Israelis. (BBC) (The Times of Israel)

January 15, 2014 Armed conflicts and attacks Iraqi insurgency (post-U.S. withdrawal) At least 26 people are killed in a series of attacks in central Iraq. (BBC)

January 15, 2014 Syrian Civil War: Western and Arab countries pledge to give an additional US$1.4 billion for United Nations aid. (Reuters)

January 16, 2014 Armed conflicts and attacks Gaza–Israel conflict: Five people are injured on the Gaza Strip in an Israel Air Force raid following Palestinian militants firing a rocket towards Ashkelon. (BBC) (The Times of Israel) Syrian Civil War: A suicide bomber kills 4 people and injures 26 in the Lebanese town of Hermel, a Hezbollah stronghold near the Syrian border. (Reuters)

January 17, 2014 Syrian Civil War spillover in Lebanon: A rocket fired into the Lebanese border town of Arsal kills seven people and wounds 15. (Reuters)

January 18, 2014 An Iranian diplomat is killed in Yemen's capital Sana'a when he resisted gunmen who were trying to kidnap him near the ambassador's residence. (Reuters)

Egypt can be connected.

January 14, 2014 Egyptian constitutional referendum, 2014 Voters in Egypt go to the polls for the first day of voting on a new constitution.

January 15, 2014 Politics and elections Egyptian constitutional referendum, 2014: Egyptians vote on a constitution that will ban political parties based on religion, give women equal rights and protect the status of minority Coptic Christians. (Fox News)

January 17, 2014 Islamist unrest in Egypt (2013–present): Two people were shot dead as clashes between Muslim Brotherhood supporters and police flared up across Egypt. (Reuters)

January 18, 2014 Politics and elections Egyptian constitutional referendum, 2014 Egypt's election council claims that 98.1% of voters supported the new military-backed constitution with a 38.6% turnout. (AP) (AhramOnline)

Persian peoples such as those of Iran can be connected.

January 17, 2014 Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan: At least 14 people are killed in a suicide bombing attack on a Kabul restaurant. (BBC)

Oriental peoples

Oriental peoples such as those of China and Japan can be connected. South Korea can be connected.

China can be connected.

January 13, 2014 An explosion at an illegal gambling hall in Kaili City, China, kills fourteen people and injures seven. Police believe it was intentional and are investigating it as a crime. (CNN) (ABC News)

January 13, 2014 Science China conducts the test of a new hypersonic missile vehicle, dubbed the "WU-14", which has top speeds of Mach 8 to Mach 12. The weapon was launched on an ICBM. (Newsmax)

Japan

January 17, 2014 One of the last Japanese soldiers to surrender from World War II, Hiroo Onoda, who surrendered in the Philippines in 1974, dies at the age of 91. (CNN)

South Asian peoples such as those of Bangladesh can be connected.

India can be connected.

January 15, 2014 A Danish tourist is gang-raped in Delhi, India after she was lost from her hotel. (The New York Times)

January 16, 2014 Two people are arrested in Delhi after a Danish woman was gang-raped. (Voice of America)

January 17, 2014 A stampede at the home of Muslim religious leader Mohammed Burhanuddin in the Indian city of Mumbai results in 18 deaths. (SBS World News)

January 18, 2014 An autopsy finds Sunanda Pushkar, the wife of Indian cabinet minister Shashi Tharoor found dead in her hotel room on Friday, had died a "sudden and unnatural death". (BBC)

Pakistan can be connected.

January 17, 2014 At least three people are killed and fifteen are injured after an explosion in a passenger train travelling from Peshawar to Karachi. (PTI via Business Standard)

Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples including Mainland Southeast Asian peoples and Southeast Asian Island peoples can be connected. Thailand can be connected.

Mainland Southeast Asian peoples such as those of Vietnam can be connected.

January 13, 2014 2013–14 Thai political crisis: Protesters gather in Bangkok to shut down the city centre in an effort to bring down the government of Prime Minister of Thailand Yingluck Shinawatra. (BBC)

January 15, 2014 Internal conflict in Burma: A Thailand-based women's rights group accuses Myanmar of using rape as a weapon of war. (Reuters)

January 15, 2014 2013–14 Thai political crisis: Thai protesters continue to shutdown Bangkok in order to force Yingluck to step down. (Australia Network News)

January 16, 2014 2013-14 Thai political crisis Yingluck Shinawatra is being implicated in a controversial rice subsidy scheme. (BBC)

January 17, 2014 2013–14 Thai political crisis: An explosion rocks the protests in Bangkok resulting in dozens of injuries. (CNN), (AP)

Southeast Asian Island peoples can be connected. The Philippines can be connected.

January 13, 2014 A man with a grenade attacks a school in Cotabato City, Mindanao, Phillipines, injuring more than 24 people. (Al Jazeera)

January 13, 2014 The Sandiganbayan rules the jewelry collection of Imelda Marcos, valued about $150,000 in 1986, property of the government of the Philippines and orders the Marcos family to forfeit it. (Inquirer)

January 13, 2014 2013–14 South Pacific cyclone season: Tonga restores contact with the Ha'apai islands after Cyclone Ian passed through during the weekend, killing one person and significantly damaging structures. (ABC News Australia)

January 13, 2014 Heavy rain and landslides kill 20 people in the southeastern Phillipines, mostly in the Mindanao provinces of Davao Oriental and Compostela Valley. Another 13 are missing. (Minneapolis Star Tribune)

January 16, 2014 A child trafficking ring is smashed in the Philippines through the efforts of British, American, and Australian authorities. (USA Today)

January 18, 2014 A warrant is issued for the arrest of Belden Namah, the Leader of the Opposition in Papua New Guinea over claims he threatened the police commissioner in a letter. (News Limited)

Indonesia can be connected.

January 16, 2014 At least 13 people are dead and 40,000 are displaced in Indonesia's North Sulawesi province after severe floods. (AFP via Yahoo! News)

African peoples

African peoples including East African, West African, Central African peoples, and Southern African peoples can be connected. Kenya can be connected.

East African peoples

East African peoples including Northern East African peoples can be connected. Tanzania can be connected.

January 17, 2014 President Yoweri Museveni refuses to sign a Ugandan bill that would criminalize homosexuality saying that they should instead be rehabilitated. (The Huffington Post)

Northern East African peoples such as those of Ethiopia can be connected.

West African peoples such as those of Nigeria can be connected.

January 15, 2014 Law and crime An anti-LGBT rights law that makes gay marriage punishable by up to 14 years in prison is passed in Nigeria. (Voice of America)

Central African peoples such as those of Congo DR can be connected.

Southern African peoples such as those of South Africa can be connected.

American Indian peoples such as those of Argentina can be connected. Middle American Indian peoples such as those of Mexico can be connected. Southwestern American Indian peoples such as those of the southwestern United States can be connected. South American Indian peoples such as those of Colombia can be connected. Amazonian peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected. North American Indian peoples such as those of the United States can be connected.

Communities

Cities such as Tokyo, Seoul, Mexico City, New York City, Mumbai, Jakarta, Sao Paulo, Delhi, Shanghai, Manila, Karachi, Cairo, Beijing, Osaka, Canton, Moscow, Los Angeles, Calcutta, Dacca, Buenos Aires, Istanbul, Rio de Janeiro, Shenzhen, Lagos, Paris, Nagoya, Lima, Chicago, Kinshasa, Tianjin, Chennai, Bengaluru, London, Saigon, Donguan, Hyderabad, Chengdu, Lahore can be connected.

Social structure and change including social structure can be connected. Social change including particular changes and movements, social change factors, and social change processes can be connected. Social types including industrial societies, agrarian societies, horticultural societies, and hunting and gathering societies can be connected.

Institutions including family can be connected. Religion including particular religions, religious organization, religious practice, and religious belief can be connected. Government including particular governments, government activity, government structure, and law can be connected. Economics including economic systems, industries, and economic activity can be connected. Education including school systems, educational organization, cultural institutions, teaching, and research can be connected.

January 12, 2014 Pope Francis publicly releases the names of the 19 new Cardinals from 12 countries he will create in his first Consistory. This will occur during a meeting of the Cardinals on February 22. (News.VA Official Vatican Network)

Culture including behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture can be connected.

January 13, 2014 Association football: The international governing body of association football, FIFA allow the region of Kosovo's football team to play international exhibition games against full FIFA members (excluding former states of Yugoslavia). (FIFA)

January 13, 2014 Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal and Real Madrid is named the winner of the 2013 FIFA Ballon d'Or as the year's top male player. Nadine Angerer of Germany and the Brisbane Roar is named FIFA Women's World Player of the Year. (The Telegraph)

Anthropology including particular groups, human geography, human ecology, physical anthropology, demography, and social foundations can be connected. Personal studies including biography, psychology, and the human body can be connected. Science including astronomy, biology, earth science, chemistry, and physics can be connected.


Created 17 Jan 2014 Last updated 6 Apr 2015